All great journeys start somewhere. That of Anabel Mobile started in Nigeria with glamour and razzmatazz with top American actress, Meagan Monique Good joining in the product launch in Lagos penultimate Friday.
Born on August 8, 1981 in Panorama City, California, Meagan Monique Good was once a part of the singing group Isyss. She entered the entertainment industry with appearances in commercials at the age of four.
To date, Meagan has been in over 60 national commercials. Her television portfolio is quite vast, having been on every side of the spectrum ranging from The Parent 'Hood and Touched by an Angel to starring roles on Raising Dad with Bob Saget and the Nickelodeon series, Cousin Skeeter. Meagan Good has received critical acclaim for appearing in such films as Eve's Bayou, You Got Served, Biker Boyz, and Deliver Us from Eva. Meagan Good also made headlines for playing 50 Cent's hot lady friend in the rapper's "21 Questions" video. She has also been featured on the cover of King Magazine.
While Meagan Good is a definition of panache in entertainment, Anabel is a stylish, leading edge, technologically rich communications device/smart phone with a primary focus on the emerging markets of the world.
According to Anabel CEO, Nicholas Okoye, the phone is manufactured by the very best and has embedded “best in class” technology from some of the world’s leading brands such as Microsoft which is providing the operating system, Samsung the Central Processing Unit (CPU) and Infineon the Chip set. Also Anabel’s baseband design and components are the same as is currently being used in the Apple iPhone.
Says Okoye: “Our products are giving a whole new meaning to the term Smart Phone, carrying customized applications and localized features which have been tailored for our own environment in Africa. Our contents include our very own African music, African stock market reports and analysis, African movie clips, television and sports programmes as well as money transfer capabilities, locally and internationally. We will continue to push the envelope of technological innovation until we can truly bench mark our products and our service quality with the best the world has to offer.”
Anabel Group is an integrated mobile device and telecoms content company with operations in the United States , Nigeria , Hong Kong and Dubai . Registered in the territory of the British Virgin Islands as a BVI corporation with registration number 1488151, its global operational office is situated at 770 5th Street NW Suite 1101 Washington DC 20001 , USA . The United States base represents the centre for Anabel’s global access to the world’s latest research, and technologies, the Hong Kong base represents the design and manufacturing of products, quality control and development whereas Dubai is Anabel Group’s global centre for trade and logistics. The Nigerian base is the anchor for sales and distribution in Africa .
The Group is made up of four strategic business units including Anabel Mobile, Anabel Entertainment, Anabel Technology and Anabel Capital. Anabel Mobile has recently been certified by the Nigerian Communications Commission and is going into mass production. Anabel Mobile operates as a mobile communications device supplier to private and corporate customers. Anabel Entertainment operates as an entertainment and talent search company providing quality entertainment content through music and video while identifying and seeking out new talent using innovative ways of captivating audiences. Entertainment content produced by this unit will first be licensed to Anabel Mobile for embedding and streaming on Anabel Mobile Devices.
“Our Mission at Anabel is to enhance the overall communications experience of the personal and business consumer by embedding cutting edge mobile business and entertainment content on ultra modern devices which embrace the latest in world class design, technology and innovation. Our vision is to be the preferred supplier of mobile devices for professionals, students and business people in Africa.” Okoye concluded.